NUP Maria Christina I. Mayor

Published on
1 March 2016

Police lead Covenant Signing in Iloilo Province

Camp Francisco U. Sumagaysay, Sr., STA. BARBARA, ILOILO, March 1 -- Units under Iloilo Police Provincial Office led the covenant signing of the twenty-two towns with the target of finishing all forty-two towns and one component city before the campaign period for local candidates starts on March 25.

Majority of the towns held their covenant signing on Friday, February 26 and was attended by the local officials running for Mayor, Vice Mayor and members of the municipal council as well as representatives from Commission on Elections, Armed Forces of the Philippines and other stakeholders.

Some have already signed the peace covenant last January.

The towns which have complied with the covenant signing include Ajuy, Alimodian, Anilao, Barotac Viejo, Batad, Cabatuan, CArles, Duenas, Dumangas, Igbaras, Janiuay, Lambunao, Leganes, Lemery, Leon, Leon, New Lucena, Mina, Pavia, Pototan, San Rafael, Sara and Tubungan.

The remaining twenty-one towns will have their peace covenant signing at a later dae, depending on the availability of the participant’s schedule.

IPPO Officer-In-Charge Police Senior Superintendent Roderick Augustus Alba pushed for the signing of peace covenant so that candidates will be committed to a peaceful, orderly and honest May 2016 elections.

The campaign period for local candidates has yet to start and is slated to commence on March 25 and will continue until May 7, 2016.

Meanwhile, IPPO will lead the peace covenant signing of the provincial candidates on Saturday, March 12, 2016 at IPPO Grounds.#